Day: 28 July 2021

Excerpt: The Vietnam War

Photo: Title: Anti-Vietnam War placards surround Toronto’s war memorial in 1969. Photographer: Reg. Innell Date: April 6, 1969 28 July 2021 | The War | James Porteous |…

Laura Nyro: the phenomenal singers’ singer/songwriter the 60s overlooked

Photo: ‘She wrote songs celebrating motherhood, female sexuality and her menstrual cycle’ … Laura Nyro in New York, 1968. Photograph: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Imagine a time when ‘new…

U.S. Lawmakers Call for Punitive Measures Against Israeli’s NSO Group

Photo: Protestors outside the offices of the Israeli cyber firm NSO Group in Herzliya on Sunday. Credit: Nir Elias / Reuters US lawmakers are telling the Biden administration…

Obituary: Jimmy Elidrissi, Waldorf Bellhop (74)

Photo: Jimmy Elidrissi was an affable fixture at the Waldorf Astoria for more than a half-century and was considered probably to have been Manhattan’s longest-serving bellhop when he…

Apple, Amazon, Google Score Record-Breaking Three-Quarter Profits

Artwork: James Porteous The market value of Google, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Facebook is now worth more than a third of the entire S&P 500 index of America’s 500 largest…

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